SCHWYZER, Eduard

SCHWYZER, Eduard. Zürich 15.2.1874 — Berlin 3.5.1943. Swiss IE Scholar in Germany. Professor in Zürich, Bonn and Berlin. Son of coppersmith Johann Eduard Schweizer and Sophie Ernst, grandnephew of —> Schweizer-Sidler. Educated in Zürich. Studies i.al. at Leipzig (Brugman, Leskien, Sievers, Windisch) and Zürich (Kaegi, Hitzig). Ph.D. 1898 Zürich. For…

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SCHWENTNER, Ernst

SCHWENTNER, Ernst. Schwerin, Mecklenburg 28.6.1890 — 197?. German Indo-Iranian, Tocharian and IE Scholar. Gymnasium in Schwerin. Ph.D. 1915 Münster (diss. on Germanistics). Later on he was a private scholar (schoolteacher?) living in Schwerin, and never had an academic position. Publications: Diss. Eine sprachgeschichtliche Untersuchung über den Gebrauch und die Bedeutung…

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SPIEGEL, Friedrich (von)

SPIEGEL, Ludwig Friedrich Ernst (1880 von Sp.). Kitzingen near Würzburg 11.7.1820 — Munich 15.12.1905. German Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Erlangen. N.D.B. does not know the first names of his parents, but his father was a Rentamtmann and died in 1830, mother née Dorsch. Matriculated from Ansbach, began 1839 studies of…

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SOKOLOV, Sergej Nikolaevič

SOKOLOV, Sergej Nikolaevič. Ozerovo village, uezd Tihvin, Čerepoveckoj gub. 8.6.1923 — 14.6.1985. Russian Iranian Scholar. Son of an official. In 1941-45 in military service. Graduated 1953 from Leningrad Oriental Faculty. Kand. filol. nauk 1958. Docent 1964. From 1956 taught at Leningrad Oriental Faculty, as translator visited Syria (1956) and U.A.R.…

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SÖDERBLOM, Nathan

SÖDERBLOM, Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan). Trönö, Hälsingland 15.1.1866 — Uppsala 12.7.1931. Swedish Theologian and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Berlin, then Archbishop of Sweden (Uppsala). Son of vicar Jonas S. and Nikolina Sophie Blume, matriculated from Hudiksvall. From 1883 studies at Uppsala (fil.kand. 1886, teol.kand. 1892). Ordained 1892. Dr.…

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SCHEFTELOWITZ, Isidor

SCHEFTELOWITZ, Isidor Isaac. Sandersleben/Anhalt 1.5.1875 — Oxford 17.12. 1934. German (Jewish) Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor and Rabbi in Köln. Son of a rabbi, Benjamin Sch., and Jenny Epstein. After school in Königsberg worked in trade, from 1897 studies at Königsberg and Berlin. Ph.D. 1901 Königsberg (under Bezzenberger). Rabbinical studies in Berlin,…

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SCHAEDER, Hans Heinrich

SCHAEDER, Hans Heinrich. Göttingen 31.1.1896 — Göttingen 13.3.1957. German Iranian and Semitic Scholar. Professor in Berlin and Göttingen. Son of Erich S. (1861–1936; Professor of Theology at Göttingen 1896-99, Kiel 1899-1918, and Breslau). Interrupted school in Kiel in 1914 and joined the army as voluntary, served in France, Lithuania and…

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SAINT-MARTIN, Antoine-Jean

SAINT-MARTIN, Antoine-Jean. Paris 17.1.1791 — Paris 17.7.1832 (S. de S. says 10.7.). French Oriental (mainly Armenian) Scholar. Son of a tradesman, he first planned commercial career, but became interested in languages and student of Silvestre de Sacy at É.L.O.V. From 1820 member of A.I.B.L. and from 1824 director of the…

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SACHAU, Eduard

SACHAU, Eduard. Neumünster/Holstein 20.7.1845 — Berlin 17.9.1930. German Oriental (Arabic) Scholar. Professor in Berlin. Son of Claus Jacob S. Studies of Oriental, especially Semitic philology at Kiel and Leipzig (Fleischer). Ph.D. 1867 Halle. Catalogued the Persian manuscripts at Bodleian Library in 1869. From 1869 ao. and 1872 ord. Professor at…

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WÜST, Walther

WÜST, Walther. Kaiserslautern 7.5.1901 — Munich 21.3.1993. German Indologist and IE Linguist. Professor in Munich. Son of a teacher. From 1920 studies of German, French and Indology at Munich. Ph.D. 1923 Munich. PD 1926 Munich. From 1932 ao. Professor and from 1935 ord. (Oertel’s successor, now for “Arische Kultur- und…

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